Original Jumanji Special Effects Wow Oprah

Aired on 02/02/1996 | CC tv-pg
As Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle became a massive box-office success, we looked back on Oprah's interview with Tom Woodruff Jr. and Alec Gillis, the duo behind the animatronic special effects in the original Jumanji. Although many of the animals in the 1995 children's film were computer-generated images (a technology that was still in its infancy), there were also mechanical puppets that came from Tom and Alec's shop.

Here, they show Oprah two of their more intimidating creations.